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To attack a person for his or her conservative values by focusing an inordinate amount of attention on a single example of that person falling short (or being perceived as falling short) of the values they espouse. The term is derived from excessive criticism of Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin by the mainstream media and other public figures after it was learned that Palin's unwed teenage daughter was pregnant.
Person 1: Dude, have you checked out that Carrie Prejean "nude" pic? There's barely even any side-boob going on there. She showed more skin at the pageant itself!

Person 2: Yeah, you just knew they were gonna Palinize her after that Miss USA thing where she said she didn't support gay marriage.
by ferrgus May 06, 2009
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To reverse one's position in an issue in an attempt to pander. To flip-flop.
He palinized his position on living wills and health care directives. Like Sarah Palin, he was for living wills before he was against them.
by Flaming Libby August 15, 2009
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To be exposed as ignorant or out-right idiotic with facts and documented evidence and refuse to acknowledge or admit any fault. Also to continue to forge forward clutching ignorance ever tighter.
Author Carrie Prejean was Palin-ized on the Larry King Show.
by Psykram October 02, 2012
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Spinning any criticism of oneself into persecution.
Rather than accept responsibility for her bad behavior, Sarah would always palinize the situation and portray herself as being a victim of people who didn't like her.
by stoptheplanet January 31, 2011
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Adjective. 1. To render someone or something utterly useless. 2. To commit an act that has a complete disregard for logic. 3. The act of becoming dumb or dumber, or a complete moron.
Man, I can't believe that guy doesn't wear seat belts. He’s going to get into an accident and become permanently palinized.

It's quite palinistic to still believe that the sun orbits the earth.
by alien2069 February 09, 2011
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1. To smear or mock someone using falsehoods, baseless accusations or unsubstantiated character assassinations for the purpose of blocking them from achieving a goal.

2. To write libelous or slanderous things about someone to oppose their agenda or to prevent them from obtaining the power to advance that agenda.

3. To file frivolous legal and ethical claims against someone for the purpose of bankrupting them or distracting them.
Although I never attended a nazi rally, a group of people got a potential employer who was Jewish to believe I did and I didn't get the job. I was Palinized.
by ReaganTMan July 09, 2009
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1) To alter history, especially in a manner to advance one's political views

2) To alter documents in such a way as to support a politician's Palinization
Definition 1: She Palinized the story of Paul Revere.
Definition 2: After her statement, her supporters were quick to Palinize Wikipedia.
by INReader July 11, 2011
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